The Senior Research Advisor, Office of the Vice-Dean, Research, plays an important role in the preparation of grant funding requests. She serves as a link between funding agencies and researchers to ensure that each has the information they need in order to optimise their chances of success. She is responsible for endorsing and implementing strategies and activities to promote research at the Faculty.
The Assistant Vice Dean, Partnerships and Research Networks works alongside researchers to incubate and expand their and the Faculty’s research partnerships (including Tri-Council initiatives). She offers strategic counsel and support at all stages of proposal development, while identifying and connecting colleagues and their large-scale projects to broader audiences.
Research Project Management - Administrative Services
Support is also offered by the Office of the Vice-Dean, Research for everything related to research administration. This includes the management of funds, requests for an extension, management of certificates, human resources procedures, and many other services, while respecting University and granting agencies regulations.
The staff in the Office of the Vice-Dean, Research works closely with all central services at the University, affiliated institutes and external agencies to ensure the smooth functioning of research projects.
Communications and Knowledge Mobilization
The Project and Event Coordinator provides support and advice to researchers with regard to event coordination and promoting their research, as well as finding and creating tools, training and resources to enhance knowledge mobilization. The Project and Event Coordinator is responsible for the Research Newsletter and manages the OVDR's Twitter account.